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Marine Science and Policy

General Web Guides for Marine Studies

Some of these guides are more up to date than others. Because of extensive use of search engines, general guides to Web information are often not being maintained.

MSDS Safety Information

Consult the following Web site for links to Material Safety Data Sheets.

MSDS Online: Where to Find Material Safety Data Sheets on the Internet.

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is designed to provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance. MSDS's include information such as physical data (melting point, boiling point, flash point etc.), toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, and spill/leak procedures.